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Indian Central Banker: Potential of Blockchain Currencies ‘Overstated’

A deputy governor for the Reserve Bank of India critiqued digital currencies such as bitcoin in a speech today. Source

The Blockchain Created By Ethereum’s Fork is Forking Now

A blockchain that was born out of the rejection of a specific technical change is on the cusp of making a decision some argue contradicts its...

China’s Central Bank to Continue Bitcoin Exchange Inspections

China's central bank plans to continue scrutinizing domestic bitcoin exchanges. The People's Bank of China (PBoC) released its latest statement detailing how it would oversee the industry...

Why the Blockchain Hackathon Economy is Booming

Once a gateway for aspiring entrepreneurs, even blockchain enthusiasts with successful startups are benefitting from a new wave of hackathons and incubator projects. While experts...

Adam Back Appointed Blockstream CEO in Leadership Shake-Up

Bitcoin startup Blockstream has a new CEO. The company said today that its first CEO, Austin Hill, is formally stepping aside, with current president Adam...

Delaware Judge Pushes for Blockchain Proxy Voting

A judge for the Delaware Chancery Court has advocated for blockchain-based proxy voting as a means to put more power in the hands of shareholders. Chancery...

UK Research Council to Award £3.6 Million in Blockchain Grants

A UK-based research agency charged with distributing government grants has announced that £3.6m ($4.5m) will be made available to seven blockchain projects. Revealed yesterday, the Engineering and...

Bitcoin Volume On the Move as Traders Embrace No-Fee Exchanges

Markets Weekly is a weekly column analyzing price movements in the global blockchain token markets. This edition looks at the week from 21st through 28th January. Bitcoin trading...

Australia Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges Under AML Laws

The Australian government is looking to update its anti-money laundering laws to include bitcoin and other digital currency exchanges. According to a consultation document published...

Bitcoin Startup Blockchain to Add In-Wallet Buying Option

Bitcoin wallet company Blockchain is beta testing a new in-wallet purchase option in partnership with payments startup Coinify. Announced today, the feature will enable users...
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